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Occupy the Farm - Home

Occupy the Farm - Home | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
RT @occupyfarm: Farmland is for Farming: Family weekend at the Gill Tract urban farm - http://t.co/qhwahxtm #occupythefarm #otf #ows #oo #occupycal...
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The City that Ended Hunger

The City that Ended Hunger | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
A city in Brazil recruited local farmers to help do something U.S. cities have yet to do: end hunger.
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'BioWille' Biodiesel Named to Honor Legend's 79th Birthday

'BioWille' Biodiesel Named to Honor Legend's 79th Birthday | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Kahului, HI- Beginning on April 30, Willie Nelson’s birthday, the fuel at Pacific Biodiesel’s retail pump on Maui will be sold as BioWillie™ Biodiesel.
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What are the environmental benefits of vertical farming? - Curiosity

What are the environmental benefits of vertical farming? - Curiosity | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Vertical farming could eliminate pollution, disease and waste, and ultimately reduce global warming. Learn more from Curiosity.com. (What are the environmental benefits of vertical farming?
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Living Green: Smaller Farms Finding New Economic Foothold In Agriculture World - Your Olive Branch

Living Green: Smaller Farms Finding New Economic Foothold In Agriculture World - Your Olive Branch | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Your Olive BranchLiving Green: Smaller Farms Finding New Economic Foothold In Agriculture WorldYour Olive BranchBut with the federal government's push – the USDA is spearheading a “Know Your Farmer, Know Your Food” initiative – cities like Peoria...
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Potager Gardening — Everyone should do this! | Green Phoenix ...

Potager Gardening — Everyone should do this! | Green Phoenix ... | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
This is a great article from Urban Farm magazine about the joys of growing your own vegetables for your kitchen. Read Amy ... For her research, Bartley spends time in France studying their history and design.
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You Eat Worse Than You Think

You Eat Worse Than You Think | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
As we previously discussed, Massive Health stumbled upon a goldmine of data about the world’s eating habits (or at least the eating habits of iPhone users) with the Eatery, an app that allows people to snap photos of their food and rate other...
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Dow Corn, Resistant to a Weed Killer, Runs Into Opposition

Dow Corn, Resistant to a Weed Killer, Runs Into Opposition | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Some environmental and consumer groups say that increased use of Dow Chemical’s herbicide, 2,4-D, could cause cancer, hormone disruption and other health problems.
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Processed food: Food technology has been bad for human health for thousands of years

The diet of modern Americans bears little resemblance to the foods our ancestors ate, and this discrepancy is often noted in discussions about the causes of the current “obesity...
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New York City Places With Gardens Vie For $3 ... - Urban Gardens

New York City Places With Gardens Vie For $3 ... - Urban Gardens | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Urban Gardens will be covering three of these sites which have gardens and farm land: The Japan Society in Manhattan, The Queens County Farm Museum, and the Louis Armstrong House Museum. The garden at the Louis ...
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Urban Permaculture? | Urban Design

Urban Permaculture? | Urban Design | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
As urban designers; how do we involve the community in active caring for the environment? How can we plan a transformed cityscape that is greener, edible and yet sustainable? How do we design for a holistic lifestyle, while ...
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A new way to garden in the metro Phoenix area

A new way to garden in the metro Phoenix area | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
A startup called Farmiculture plans to create vertical hydroponic gardens in vacant commercial buildings, warehouses and high rises in the downtown area.
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Urban youth farm a community gathering place in East Oakland - healthycal.org

Urban youth farm a community gathering place in East Oakland - healthycal.org | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Urban youth farm a community gathering place in East Oaklandhealthycal.orgPhoto: Marnette Federis/California Health Report By Marnette Federis East Oakland's Acta Non Verba Urban Youth Farm is an unexpected patch of green oasis near the bustle of...

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Food Will Get More Expensive; The Clean Water Act Is Working

Food Will Get More Expensive; The Clean Water Act Is Working | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Discovered in Green: Food prices will rise, the Clean Water Act is working, China's getting dirtier and a better, leafier solar panel design.  (The Clean Water Act has worked really, really well http://t.co/Tm5UQCvU...)...
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New Yorkers branch into ‘beyond organic’ urban fish farming | The Raw Story

New Yorkers branch into ‘beyond organic’ urban fish farming | The Raw Story | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
New Yorkers branch into ‘beyond organic’ urban fish farming: http://t.co/TEoJqoaX #urbanfarms #resiliencecommunities #alternatives...
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San Francisco is Doing so Many Great Things that Other Cities Should Copy

San Francisco is Doing so Many Great Things that Other Cities Should Copy | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
An overview of what San Francisco has done to make the city better for everybody and the environment.
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Geobunga Hosts Free Aquaponic Gardening Workshop, May 5 Honolulu

Geobunga Hosts Free Aquaponic Gardening Workshop, May 5  Honolulu | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Learn how to grow your own organic produce and fresh fish through this informational seminar presented by Charlie Palumbo, Owner of Aquapono.  Palumbo has more than 40 years experience in designing and building both commercial and residential ...
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Beer-Powered Farming: an Urban, Net-Zero Waste Experiment ...

Beer-Powered Farming: an Urban, Net-Zero Waste Experiment ... | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Oscar-the-Grouch might get grouchier when he hears that urban farmers in Chicago are laying roots to eliminate waste with an entirely self-sustaining vertical farm concept. Chicago's Union Stockyards houses a former ...
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New York Council Is Set to Encourage Greener Buildings With New Zoning Rules

New York Council Is Set to Encourage Greener Buildings With New Zoning Rules | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
The New York City Council is expected to vote on Monday to update the city’s zoning regulations to make it easier for builders to insulate walls, install solar panels and put gardens on rooftops.
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Food and Environment Smorgasbord - Huffington Post

Food and Environment Smorgasbord - Huffington Post | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Food and Environment SmorgasbordHuffington PostTechnology, which has boosted crop yields, and thus lowered land needs. The authors estimate that between 1961 and 2007, the amount of land harvested for crops increased by almost 40 percent.
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Copenhagen Consensus: Which of these three ideas to end hunger is the best?

Copenhagen Consensus: Which of these three ideas to end hunger is the best? | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
The problem of hunger can be solved. The planet creates more than enough food to meet everyone’s needs. But there are still about 925 million hungry people in the world, and nearly 180 million preschool-age children do not get vital nutrients.
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Ag News Online: Urban Farms

Ag News Online: Urban Farms | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, approximately 15 percent of the world's food is now grown in urban areas. Why the growing interest in urban farming? The reasons vary from farmer to farmer.
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Somerville's first urban farm is ready to grow

Somerville's first urban farm is ready to grow | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
About 40 turned out to build raised wooden garden beds and ready soil for planting at Groundwork Somerville's South Street Farm.
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Growing Food, Growing Power: Milwaukee, Wisconsin Urban ...

Growing Food, Growing Power: Milwaukee, Wisconsin Urban ... | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Allen, a former professional basketball player and MacArthur Genius Award recipient, was speaking on behalf of his work at Growing Power, a Milwaukee-based environmental non-profit focused on sustainable urban farming ...
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OPINION | Urban farming: or, Old MacRybak had a farm | Urban Farming

OPINION | Urban farming: or, Old MacRybak had a farm http://t.co/vCq4nIyd...
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